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Quote from: Icehawk78 on 26 January 2017, 06:47:40 PMhave self-stacking of starting hands. I've played a few tournaments where this is done,...Typically the way I've seen this done is that the kingdom is revealed, then each player is allowed to secretly arrange their starting hands however they'd like.
Quote from: AdamH on 26 January 2017, 07:48:24 PMHey brah <3The tournaments he's referring to are tournaments that I've run. This is a rule I stole from another guy who uses it in his own tournaments, and after playing and running several IRL tournaments that use this rule, I like it and I'm going to continue to use it.
Quote from: AdamH on 26 January 2017, 07:48:24 PMI kinda thought that the API that's on their list would allow people to make their own mods that could do this kind of stuff. If you want to play your variant online bad enough to write a mod that does it for you, go ahead. This frees up the devs to work on things that everyone will care about.So in my opinion, this means that VP counter, options for random kingdom selection (always include a village, never include Black Market, etc.), identical starting hands, this, anything else that's not exactly what the rulebook says; should be left to these APIs. And maybe the more popular ones can be implemented by the devs with the default option being that they are disabled.
Quote from: Hertz Doughnut on 26 January 2017, 06:40:48 PMThat's a good point. I can see how Blind-Reveal would be detrimental in your Sea Hag/Young Witch scenarios. But taking into account all Dominion kingdoms, I still prefer Blind-Reveal.
Quote from: Hertz Doughnut on 26 January 2017, 06:40:48 PMI'm just requesting an option, not forcing you to play with it.
Quote from: LastFootnote on 26 January 2017, 08:06:45 PMAnd I don't care what you prefer. Maybe I prefer to play Dominion with infinite Actions. That doesn't mean I'm going to try to get Shuffle iT to implement it.
Quote from: LastFootnote on 26 January 2017, 08:06:45 PMHuh, that's what they said about the VP counter. And lo and behold, now I am forced to play with it.
Quote from: AdamH on 26 January 2017, 07:48:24 PMThere's still a ton of luck in Dominion and the only way to get rid of it all would be to allow players to stack their decks every time they shuffle, which is not happening in my tournaments.
Quote from: allanfieldhouse on 28 January 2017, 04:11:47 PMI guess the VP counter doesn't count as a variant because it's technically possible to count it yourself
Quote from: AdamH on 29 January 2017, 03:46:05 PM[VP counter] should always be disabled 100% of the time no matter what in games with more than 2 players and Masquerade